Review by @KevinnShea
On the night of Wiz Khalifa’s release of Taylor Allderdice, I spent two hours that I should have spent studying music theory attempting to get on any website that would allow me to download his 2012 mixtape. ‘Datpiff.com’ and ‘hotnewhiphop.com’ were both virtually broken, their servers slowing down or even blocking users from entering their domain because of the sheer amount of humans who were interested in Khalifa’s newest piece of work.
The Promise Ring - Nothing Feels Good (1997, Midwest Emo/Indie Rock)
I started listening to this album after getting to know about them because of their split with Texas is the Reason, and I fell in love. This band and especially this album really calms me down, which I’ve really have…
BLOGGING via TYPEWRITER.: Notes from conference call with Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer.
- Cook: 37 million iPhones sold, representing less than nine percent of handset phones sold last quarter.
- Cook: Predicts 325 million tablets sold overall (not just iPad) by 2015.
- Cook: Apple has outperformed for 23 consecutive quarters.
- Cook: 100 million users of iCloud within a month of its…
A Night of Music, Photography, and Positivity
NYC PR/Social Media Firm & Photographer Team Up For Youth Benefit
New York, NY, February 10th – As The Music Plays, a NYC-based music publicity & social media marketing firm, and J.T. Liss Photography for Social Change have come together to present Music Positive: a benefit show geared towards raising awareness for arts education non-profit Bridging Education & Art Together (B.E.A.T). The show will feature musical performances by Palomino, The Rose West, and The Glorious Veins.
In addition to musical guests, Music Positive will also feature a prize raffle; for an additional donation, attendees will have the opportunity to win prize packs from ATMP and J.T. Liss, as well as Patronage, a clothing line dedicated to electronic dance music, We Are The Kids, an online community for aspiring music industry professionals, and more. “We really want to make this something special. For us, it’s about more than music; it’s an opportunity to do something for a great cause and we want to get as many people involved as possible,” said Robin Jennings, co-founder of As The Music Plays. That sentiment is echoed by J.T. Liss, founder and owner of J.T. Liss Photography for Social Change, “My hope for this event is to raise needed funds and awareness for B.E.A.T., while also getting the talented musicians – who have generously donated their gifts – added exposure in an evening filled with positivity, music, and change.”
The show will take place on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 7pm at Alphabet Lounge, located at 104 Avenue C, New York, NY. Admission is $10 and attendees must be 21 or over to enter.
Robin Jennings, As The Music Plays, http://www.asthemusicplays.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
J.T. Liss, J.T. Liss Photography For Social Change, http://www.jtlissphotography.com/, email@example.com
About Bridging Education & Art Together
B.E.A.T. is a New York City 501(c)3 non-profit. Founded by James Kim and Taylor McFerrin, B.E.A.T. produces compelling music, art and dance based programs for underserved communities and underprivileged youth.
About As The Music Plays
ATMP is a strategic music publicity and social media marketing company that focuses on helping independent artists leverage the resources they have available to grow their fan base.
About J.T. Liss Photography for Social Change
J.T. Liss Photography for Social Change was created out of a need to do something bigger than photography: using photography and turning it into advocacy, helping others in need, and allowing art to spread positivity.
INTIMATE CLUBS SHOWS IN THE SOUTHEAST
We are excited to announce a string of intimate club dates in the Southeastern US (and a couple in the Midwest) this Spring. These will be Josh’s first shows with us in a long time, and we hope you can come show him some Southern Hospitality for his return! We’ll be working out some new songs and a bunch you already know.
Joining us will be Moving Mountain’s and Pianos Become the Teeth.
We’re also playing Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis.
The dates officially go on sale this Friday and Saturday at 10am, but YOU CAN GET YOURS TOMORROW, starting at Noon through our special fanclub links: http://coheedandcambria.cinderblock.com/tickets.html
IRON MAIDEN TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS WEEKEND!
Iron Maiden tickets go on sale this Friday and Saturday – We start July 24th in Winnipeg. More info http://www.ironmaiden.com/tourdates.php
COHEED AND CAMBRIA FULL TOUR DATES
General on sale this Friday* and Saturday** at 10am local time.
w/Moving Mountains, Pianos Become the Teeth
Apr 29 Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater*
Apr 30 Charleston, SC – Music Farm*
May 3 Gainesville, FL – Florida Theater*
May 5 Athens, GA – 40 Watt**
May 6 Memphis, TN – BEALE STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL
May 7 Chattanooga, TN – Track 29*
May 8 Bloomington, IN – Bluebird** (21+)
May 10 Lexington, KY – Kentucky Theater*
May 11 Urbana, IL – Canopy Club**
May 12 Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theater*
May 13 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theater*
May 15 Tallahassee, FL – Coliseum*
May 16 Birmingham, AL – Workplay Soundstage*
May 17 Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theater**
May 18 Gulf Shore, AL – HANGOUT FESTIVAL
With Iron Maiden
Jul 24th - Winnipeg, MB - MTS Center*
Jul 26th - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome*
Jul 27th - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place*
Jul 29th - Vancouver, BC - Pacific Coliseum**
Jul 30th - Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheatre**
Aug 1st - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre**
Aug 3rd - San Francisco, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre*
Aug 4th - Sacramento, CA – Sleepy Train Amphitheater*
Aug 6th - Phoenix, AZ - Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion**
Aug 9th - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre**
Aug 10th - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre**
Aug 12th - Albuquerque. NM - Hard Rock Pavilion**
Aug 13th - Denver, CO - Comfort Dental Amphitheatre**
Aug 15th - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center**
Aug 17th - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion**
Aug 18th - Houston, TX - The Woodlands**
For more information go to www.coheedandcambria.com
Anthony Green - How It Goes
Allowing your fans to download your music for free may not seem like one of the smartest ideas if you are a struggling artist; but it’s certainly one of the best ways to promote yourself, or your band. The idea of giving your music away for free is one that Trent Reznor has talked rather…
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